Estonian security officer detained in Russia on suspicion of spying

September 5, 2014 8:09 PM

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A serviceman of the Estonian Interior Ministry was detained in Russia’s border Pskov Region. He was carrying equipment for covert video recording, a loaded gun, and a bundle of cash. Tallinn, however, says the officer was abducted from Estonian territory.

“An Estonian citizen, an employee of the Tartu Department of Estonian Security Police, Eston Kohver, has been arrested,” Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) said on Friday. He was arrested in Pskov Region, which borders Estonia and Latvia.

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